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Integrative Journal of Conference Proceedings

Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma without Cervical Lymphnodes

Submission: June 20, 2022;Published: September 06, 2022


Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is the most frequent tumor type arising in the nasopharynx. Lymph nodes metastases are predominantly seen at diagnosis in lymph node regions of the neck. But we can see a rare cases without lymph nodes in extension tumor are detected. We describe a 48-year-old man admitted to the hospital with a headache, epistaxis, and nocturnal snoring. On clinical examination is not palpable cervical lymphadenopathy. On radiological evaluation, he had nasopharyngeal thickening and lysis of the sphenoidal floor with end sphenoidal and endocranial extension without cervical lymph nodes. A biopsy of the cavum shows high grade undifferentiated carcinoma infiltrate UCNT.

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